1873 Wood Engraving Henri Lovie Art Post Office Building Chicago IL YALD1

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"New Post Office, Chicago"

This is an original 1873 black and white wood engraving of a drawing by Henri Lovie (1829-1875) that depicted the facade of the Post Office building in the city of Chicago, Illinois, USA during the Victorian era.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. Some moderate surface rub.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 14.5 x 10.5 inches; 37 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings that were featured in The Aldine, a monthly arts and literature magazine published in New York between 1868-1879 during the Victorian era. This collection features work from artists such as John Steeple Davis, Thomas Moran, William de la Montagne, John Douglas Woodward, and many others. To continue browsing this unique collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Lovie, Henri. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Reproductive art by Henry Linton.

Keywords specific to this image: Historic Landmark

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